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Sixth Annual China Defense and Security Conference

May 12, 2016 09:00 AM

 

The Jamestown Foundation is proud to announce that the Sixth Annual China Defense and Security Conference  will be held on May 12th. The conference will feature a number of the best China...


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April 2016 Briefs (Free)

April 30, 2016 09:18 AM

CAPTAIN HASSAN IBRAHIM: DEFACTO AMBASSADOR FOR SYRIA'S SOUTHERN FRONT

Nicholas A. Heras

A coalition of moderate armed opposition groups in southern Syria, primarily organized within al-Jabhat al-Janoobiyya (Southern Front), are confronting the Islamic State affiliate Liwa Shuhada al-Yarmouk in the southwestern area of Dara’a governorate in the Syrian-Israeli and Syrian-Jordanian border region (YouTube, April 10; YouTube, April 10; YouTube, April 10). One of the most powerful Southern...


Cat: Militant Leadership Monitor, Brief, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Terrorism, Syria, Featured
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How Islamic State Gained Ground in India Using Indigenous Militant Networks

April 29, 2016

A series of arrests this year in India has highlighted how India has been unable to escape its overtures as Islamic State (IS) continues its attempts to expand its geographical and online reach beyond Iraq and Syria.

While IS...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Featured, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Terrorism, Iraq, Syria, India

Iraq’s Shia Militias: Helping or Hindering the Fight Against Islamic State?

April 29, 2016

The rise of Islamic State in Iraq has contributed to the increasing prominence of Iraq’s Shia militias. However, while the militias are united in their desire to defeat IS, there are nonetheless clear divisions among them arising...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Global Terrorism Analysis, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Terrorism, Iraq

Jahba East Africa: Islamic State Alters the Dynamic of Somalia’s Conflict

April 29, 2016

With the emergence of a group in Somaliland calling itself Jahba East Africa, it appears Islamic State (IS) is becoming an independent entity in Somalia’s insurgency. This development will likely complicate the conflict both for...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Military/Security, Terrorism, Foreign Policy, East Africa, Iraq, Syria

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April 29, 2016

Germany: Do Terrorists Want to Target Europe’s Nuclear Facilities?

Alexander Sehmer

German newspapers reported this month that documents about a German nuclear facility were found at the Brussels apartment of alleged Paris...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Brief, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Military/Security, Terrorism, Foreign Policy, Europe, North Africa, Iraq

[Hot Issue] Recent Attacks Illuminate the Islamic State’s Europe Attack Network

April 27, 2016

The recent major terrorist attacks in Paris and Brussels represent a watershed moment not just for the Islamic State (IS), but for the entire jihadist movement. The attacks mark the first time that a single jihadist network has...

Category: Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Featured, Hot Issue, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Terrorism, Europe, Iraq, Syria

Saudi Arabia’s Intervention in Yemen Suggests a Troubled Future for the Kingdom’s Anti-Terror Coalition

April 15, 2016

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud appears intent on shaking off the perceived lethargy of the Saudi royals in international efforts to combat terrorism, forming a 35-nation anti-terrorism coalition. The coalition...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Global Terrorism Analysis, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Terrorism, Yemen, Middle East

Boko Haram: Nigerian Military Crackdown Prompts Terror Group to Adapt

April 15, 2016

Shortly after his May 2015 inauguration, President Muhammadu Buhari gave the Nigerian military until the end of that year to defeat Boko Haram. As the deadline approached, Buhari assured the public the jihadist organization had...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page

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April 2016 Briefs (Free)

April 30, 2016 09:18 AM

CAPTAIN HASSAN IBRAHIM: DEFACTO AMBASSADOR FOR SYRIA'S SOUTHERN FRONT

Nicholas A. Heras

A coalition of moderate armed opposition groups in southern Syria, primarily organized within al-Jabhat...


Cat: Militant Leadership Monitor, Brief, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Terrorism, Syria, Featured
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Latest Interviews

The Father of the Taliban: An Interview with Maulana Sami ul-Haq

May 23, 2007

Maulana Sami ul-Haq is the director and chancellor of Pakistan's famous madrassa, Darul uloom Haqqania, Akora Khattak. He has served in this post since the death of his father, Maulana Abdul ul-Haq, the founder of the madrassa,...

Category: Spotlight on Terror, Interview, South Asia, Global Terrorism Analysis

Afghanistan's Veteran Jihadi Leader: An Interview with Qazi Mohammad Amin Waqad

May 3, 2007

Qazi Mohammad Amin Waqad is a former member of the Hizb-e-Islami leadership council, a party led by Gulbuddin Hekmatyar. Waqad was one of three key anti-Soviet leaders of the mujahideen and served as Hekmatyar's lieutenant. He is...

Category: Spotlight on Terror, Interview, South Asia, Global Terrorism Analysis

Violence and Iraq’s Constitutional Referendum: An Interview with Fareed Sabri

January 27, 2006

Fareed Sabri is the spokesman of the Iraqi Islamic Party in the United Kingdom. He also served on the party's leadership council in the late 1990s. This interview was conducted by Terrorism Monitor Editor Mahan Abedin on October...

Category: Spotlight on Terror, Interview, Global Terrorism Analysis

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